The Complete Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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bySamuel Taylor Coleridge

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...reffect how many and momentous their points of agreement, how few and almost childish the differences, which estranged and irritated these good men. Let us but imagine what their blessed spirits now feel at the retrospect of their earthly frailties, and can we do other than strive to feel as they now feel, not as they once felt? So will it be with the disputes between good men of the present day; and if you have no other reason to doubt your opponent's goodness than the point in dispute, think of Baxter and Hammond, of Milton and Taylor, and let it be no reason at all. 3. It will secure you from the idolatry of the present times I and fashions, and create the noblest kind of imaginative power! iii your soul, that of living in past ages; wholly devoid of which power, a man can neither anticipate the future, nor even live a truly human life, a life of reason in the present. 4. In this particular work we may derive a most instructive lesson, that in certain points, as of religion in relation to law, the medio tutissimus ibis is inapplicable. There is no medium possible; and all the attempts, as those of Baxter, though no more required than " I believe in God through Christ," prove only the mildness of the proposer's temper, but as a rule would be equal to nothing, at least exclude only the two or three Relliquice Baxteriana: or Mr. Richard Baxter'? Narrative of the most memorable passages of his life and times. Published from his mamsciipt, by Matthew Sylvester.--London, folio. l69i). in a century that make it a matter of religion to declare themselves Atheists, or else be just as fruitful a rule for a persecutor as the most complete set of articles that could be framed by a Spanish Inquisition. For to ' believe,' must mean to believe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...reffect how many and momentous their points of agreement, how few and almost childish the differences, which es...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.49 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217578314

ISBN - 13:9780217578318

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